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John Brunner (novelist): Quiz

  
  

Question 1: He was born at Preston Crowmarsh, near Wallingford in Oxfordshire, and went to school at ________.
CheltenhamStroud (district)South GloucestershireGloucester

Question 2: His 1968 novel Stand on Zanzibar, about an overpopulated world, won the 1968 ________ for best science fiction novel.
Hugo AwardHugo Award for Best NovelHugo Award for Best Short StoryHugo Award for Best Novella

Question 3: Brunner is credited with coining the term "worm" in his 1975's proto-________ novel The Shockwave Rider, in which he used it to describe software which reproduces itself across a computer network.
Cyberpunk derivativesSteampunkCyberpunkScience fiction

Question 4: He was a linguist and Guest of Honour at the first European Science Fiction Convention Eurocon-1 in ________ in 1972.
RomeTriesteItalyNaples

Question 5: Brunner was popular in ________ in his native Britain.
FanFiction.NetScience fiction fandomScience fiction fanzineScience fiction convention

Question 6: John Brunner at the ________
Online general-interest book databasesFacebookCory DoctorowScience fiction

Question 7: His 1968 novel Stand on Zanzibar, about overpopulation, won the 1969 ________ for best science fiction novel.
Hugo Award for Best NovelHugo AwardHugo Award for Best NovellaHugo Award for Best Short Story

Question 8: At first writing conventional ________, he later began to experiment with the novel form.
Planetary romanceScience fictionNew Wave (science fiction)Space opera

Question 9: He served as an officer in the ________ from 1953 to 1955, and married Marjorie Rosamond Sauer on 1958-07-12.
Royal Air ForceBritish Armed ForcesLuftwaffeBritish Army

Question 10: John Kilian Houston Brunner (24 September 1934 – 26 August 1995) was a prolific British author of science fiction ________ and stories.
PoetryLiteratureNovelSatire
















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